Pontifical Bolivarian University

The Pontifical Bolivarian University, also referred to as UPB, is a private university in Colombia with its main campus in Medellín, where it was founded in 1936. Currently, the university has campuses in other Colombian cities, such as Bogota, Bucaramanga, Montería and Palmira. The university has a student and faculty population that was estimated at 21,368 and an alumni population of 44,346 as of September, 2006.

Presently the university offers 77 undergraduate programs, 24 master programs and 7 doctorate programs nationwide. The university groups its educational programs under the schools of Architecture And Urbanism, Design, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law and Political Sciences, Strategic Sciences (Management), Social Sciences, Education and Teaching, and Theology, Philosophy and Humanities. The university also operates elementary and high school programs under its educational umbrella.

 

The University has several distinguished alumni such as Former President of Colombia Belisario Betancur Cuartas, and Former First Lady of Colombia Lina María Moreno Mejía.

Candidates from Bolivia

Latest Articles

  • Dont sign WTO pact on education M Karunanidhi to Centre
    Dont sign WTO pact on education M Karunanidhi to Centre

    DMK President M Karunanidhi today expressed concern over a WTO pact related to education and urged I. Read More

  • Need  to More and Better Education  Skills in African Children
    Need to More and Better Education Skills in African Children

    Pilot projects are paving the way for a science education ''revolution'' to nurture reasoning skills. Read More

  • Right to Education Act remarkable achievement said Ansari
    Right to Education Act remarkable achievement said Ansari

    The Right to Education Act was a remarkable achievement despite its shortcomings, Vice President Ham. Read More

  •  Indians Feel This Dire Need To Always Be Right
    Indians Feel This Dire Need To Always Be Right

    Indeed, defining India or an Indian, now or always is difficult, let alone true Indian or not a fait. Read More

  • Futuristic fast-food eatery designed around technology
    Futuristic fast-food eatery designed around technology

    The old-fashioned automat has been reborn as the nation’s first fully-automated, high-tech fas. Read More

Latest Classified

Top Featured Institutes